St Ambrose, Bournemouth

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St Ambrose Church,  the parish church of Westbourne, is a late Victorian Perpendicular gothic building by the architect Charles Hodgson Fowler. Here you will find splendid carved woodwork by Temple Moore, and glass by Burlison and Grylls and Powells.

Services have a gently catholic ethos with dignified ceremonial and stimulating preaching. The Parochial Church Council has passed Resolutions A, B and C.

The church has an enthusiastic robed choir that sings at the Sunday Sung Eucharist and Choral Evensong on the last Sunday of the month. New members receive a warm welcome and full training will be given. Telephone Peter Barrie the Director of Music for details (01202 730200).

The church has a lofty and spacious interior making it a popular venue for weddings throughout the year. The Westbourne Orchestra and other organisations hold popular concerts aided by the excellent acoustics of the building.   

The church hall is available  for hire  (call 01202 766772 for details). The church is equipped with a full induction loop system for the hearing impaired and there is ample car parking.

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Sunday

Holy Eucharist
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM
Book of Common Prayer
Sung Eucharist
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM
Family Friendly Coffee Incense Common Worship
Evensong
Choral Evensong on the last Sunday of the month.
Sunday at 6:00 PM
Book of Common Prayer
Bell Ringing Live Music / Concerts Regular Choir Regular Book of Common Prayer Services Grade 2* Listed Building Conservation Area Supports Fairtrade goods Tower Floodlighting Stained glass Guided Tours Organ Hall for hire Wheelchair Access / Ramp Hearing / Induction Loop Toilets Visitor Parking Available
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Clergy: The Revd Adrian Francis PEARCE
A Church Near You ID: 18394
Our Patron: Saint Ambrose
Archdeaconry: BOURNEMOUTH (412)
Deanery: BOURNEMOUTH (41201)
Benefice: Bournemouth St Ambrose (41/031 J)
Parish Legal Name: St. Ambrose Bournemouth (410169 41/169)
CofE Church Info: (641169 41/169)
Short URL: acny.uk/18394/
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The current editor is: Peter Barrie

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St Ambrose : 72 Westcliff Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 8BE

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